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Spicy Tuna Crispy Rice Cakes

Welcome to the second recipe from what I now lovingly refer to as “Ahi Week”!<p>After purchasing a large amount of Ahi Tuna at the Whole Foods Del Mar …

Ask a Cicerone: What People Get Wrong About Beer

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>This week, we asked our crew of beer experts to sound off about people's misconceptions about beer. What myths and assumptions drive them crazy? Here's what they had to say...<p>"Even though the craft beer movement has …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Western Australia

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013

National Geographic has once again opened its annual photo contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The …

The Brew: Wicked Weed, a North Carolina Brewery Worth the Visit

Of course, Serenity was first on our list of beers to try. As we sat there talking and tasting, Walt swirled his glass and inhaled deeply. “We brewed …

11 Fall Beers to Buy (or Avoid) for Thanksgiving

Cooking Channel's Seabreeze cocktail is the perfect morning beverage to wake you up to start that bird early on Thanksgiving.<p>A weird guy offers his …

Watch Bill Maher's Rant Against Christians Stiffing Servers

On Friday's episode of <i>Real Time With Bill Maher</i>, host <b>Bill Maher</b> took on recent stories of Christians stiffing restaurant servers on tips. Citing a pastor who scribbled "I give God 10%. Why do you get 18?" on a receipt, as well as a family that stiffed a Carraba's server for being gay, Maher asks:</b> …

We Found The Recipes That Will Make You Love Chicken Livers (PHOTOS)

If you've found yourself interested in either cooking or eating more offal recipes, but aren't quite ready to dive in head-first, we have a suggestion: dive in liver-first. Chicken livers, we mean.<p>Chicken liver recipes are like the offal gateway drug. They're mild enough for even the most timid …

Caramelized Onion Pudding + Kale Salad with Apples

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Onions and kale need some time to mellow out -- and, on a Monday night, so do you.</i><p>The idea of throwing dinner together in a matter …

Onions

The Food Lab: How to Make a Turkey Porchetta

GalleryThe Food Lab: How to Make a Turkey Porchetta<p>Behold! The Mighty <b>Turchetta!</b>, King of the Thanksgiving roasts. Gentle and benevolent ruler of the holiday table, fair in his judgment and ample in his juiciness. If ever you sat down on the third Thursday after the first Monday in November and …

The Serious Eats Guide to Thanksgiving Beer Pairing

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Thanksgiving: it's a time for family and friends to get together and eat way too damn much—not a time for overwrought beer pairings with elaborate, coordinated presentations. After all, there's no one beverage that's …

Best Hoppy Beers: New Trends of 2013

The bitter truth on the newest hop trends to hit your local taproom.<p>When it comes to American craft beer, the hop is king. The female flowers of the <i>Humulus lupulus</i> bine (it climbs by wrapping its stem around a support, compared with a vine, which climbs with tendrils or suckers) supply a pale ale’s …

Trends

Rick Neuheisel Sings "Born in the SEC" and It's All Kinds of Hilarious

If, for whatever reason, you're looking for an outstanding cover of Bruce Springsteen's <i>Born in the U.S.A.,</i> look no further.<p>Former UCLA coach and current Pac-12 Network analyst Rick Neuheisel went on the <i>Dan Patrick Show</i> Thursday and sang his own <i>Born in the SEC—</i>and it was simply amazing. <i>Dan Patrick</i> …

College Football

The Shocking Reality Of The World's Strongest Beers

How many "regular" beers does it take to get the same punch as these monsters? The answers might surprise you.

Alcohol

23 Most Glorious Balls Of Cheese You've Ever Seen

If you've never dipped a Ritz cracker into a turkey-shaped cheese ball in front of a football game on Thanksgiving then you've got some living to do.<p><i>Great Balls of Cheese</i>, a new cookbook by Michelle Buffardi, offers 50-plus recipes for incredibly creative balls of cheese. Some recipes from the book …

Cinco de Mayo

Burning Man 2013: The Scene

See photos of the Church Trap, the Hug Deli and other temporary attractions<p>24<p>Among the most talked-about installations at Burning Man 2013 was …

Aerial Photos of Poland's Lakes Across Four Seasons

With a degree in architecture and a passion for aerial photography, Kacper Kowalski takes to the skies to capture previously unseen landscapes in extraordinary ways. His photos of Poland from high above have earned him numerous awards including Nikon's Nikkor 75th Anniversary Award (NPCI …

Photography

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Tara from Seven Spoons helps us master the art of Blue Cheese Dressing.</i><p>For the longest time, I thought I didn't like blue cheese dressing. I'd had too many …

Blue Cheese

Caramelized Onion Recipes That Take Food To The Next Level (PHOTOS)

We'll be honest, caramelized onions are definitely good enough to eat by themselves. But unfortunately, they don't exactly make a well-balanced dinner, so we've taken to trying to sneak them into every possible dish.<p>The perfect mix of sweet and savory, caramelized onions have a habit of making any …

Swiss Cheese Recipes (PHOTOS)

Is it just us, or has Swiss cheese has been losing favor since the 90s? Once a high-ranking cheese for many dairy lovers, Swiss seems to be waning in popularity at the same time as artisanal cheeses have been on the up and up. We understand the appeal of artisanal cheese (Mt. Tam!). But, no matter …

Craft The Ultimate Meatball Sandwich | Men's Health

In practice, most meatball sandwiches suck. The rolls don’t often have the structural fortitude necessary to carry a flight of meatballs, which usually tumble out the back of the sandwich, along with gobs of sauce. Anyone who has ever made the mistake of ordering a meatball sub at a chain sandwich …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Spicy Basil Bloody Mary Mix

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Phoebe Lapine from Feed Me Phoebe turns fresh summertime tomatoes into a Bloody Mary mix that will exceed even the highest standards.</i><p>Like any …

Food Preservation

The Simple Way to Crispy Chicken Skin

Crispy skin is the <b>holy grail</b> of chicken roasting. But <b>moisture</b> is your enemy on the way to that goal.<p>In this side-by-side kitchen experiment, <b>FudeHouse</b> explores <b>low-tech</b> ways you can dry out the skin of your bird. Turns out, <b>you can use water.</b> Go figure.<p><i>Visit FudeHouse for more fun videos.</i><p>Subscribe to …

The Recipes That'll Help You Get More Blue Cheese In Your Life

Blue cheese is understandably polarizing. It's strong, stinky and to the uninitiated, can be visually off-putting. If you haven't taken your chances with blue cheese yet, you're selling yourself short. Whether it's Roquefort, Gorgonzola or Stilton, blue cheese is like a beautiful, deep well of …

Yellow Squash Recipes, For When You're Sick Of Zucchini

Photo credit: Cookie + Kate, Spicy Southern Kitchen, Skinny Taste, Feasting at Home<p>During the warmer months of the year, there's just no avoiding yellow squash. The grocery stores and farmer's markets are overflowing with this summer produce. While we always welcome zucchini and yellow squash, the …

Chilled Tomato Peach Soup

<i>Beth Kirby of Local Milk carries her Southern heritage -- and the ingredients, dishes, and recipes that come with it -- with her wherever she goes. Every other Monday, that place is here.</i><p><i>Today: Tomatoes and peaches are all you need to feel like it's really summer.</i><p>Summer confounds me. Most people …

Food Preservation

Jalapeño Jelly from 'Little Jars, Big Flavors'

I am not usually one for "semi-homemade" anything, but I take exception for one of the best hors d'oeurves of all time: store-bought pepper jelly slathered atop a block of cream cheese. The spicy sweetness of the jelly is a perfect match for the cool and tangy cheese, and it spreads gracefully atop …